It’s Lovo Night
Fiji Night is dedicated to the culture and people of this mystical tropical paradise! Begin your evening with a traditional Fijian lovo feast, a culinary voyage through authentic Fijian food. Here is your chance to learn how to prepare, bury and cook the Fijian delicacies in the lovo fire. This Fijian version of a roast dinner consists of fish, organic beef, chicken and root crops, wrapped in coconut leaves, cooked over hot stones in an underground oven (lovo) and unearthed straight to the carving table for your enjoyment.
Before dinner, sit down with one of our local staff members to learn how to weave coconut fronds into traditional baskets, learn to speak a little Fijian, and how to tie your sulu to be fashionable in the local attire. After dinner, you are entertained by the Paradise Cultural Group as they perform a Meke (traditional Fijian dancing). Then join the villagers and staff for a Yaqona (Kava) Ceremony complete with storytelling, dancing and serenading. This weekly event is a true Fijian experience not to be missed.
“I have to say Fiji Night and our kava ceremonies will stay in our hearts forever. It felt as we had been welcomed into their families. What beautiful individuals they are. Maikeli is a gem. A truly wonderful person. Very knowledgeable and so willing to share his tradition. He made our activities & tours so fantastic. Terry & Allan you have a wonderful place and you have made it an amazing holiday. Jessica & Thomas are the sweetest little children and so very lucky to have been raised here in the wonderful setting. We will cherish each memory and picture of your family. We are so sad to leave. I am always ready to go home after week’s holiday. But here two weeks just wasn’t enough. I hope you will enjoy memories of our dive group as much as you have touched our lives. Vinaka. Thank you so very much.”
Jim & Shannon Austin, Canada